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Back and Neck Surgery Blog Posts
Questions to Ask When Your Surgeon Recommends Cervical Fusion
Benjamin Bjerke, MD, MS
| Apr 18, 2019
Be prepared when your spine surgeon suggests a cervical fusion. Consider printing out these questions and bringing them with you to your consultation.
Spinal Fusion Patient Competes in Triathlon
| Aug 17, 2018
Find out how spinal fusion surgery helped one patient to return to his active lifestyle.
Will Surgery Make Your Neck Pain Better or Worse?
Vamsi Kancherla, MD
| Oct 09, 2017
Is neck surgery the right option for you? Ask yourself these two questions to find out.
Cervical Disc Replacement Surgery Can Relieve Pain, Numbness, and Weakness
| Apr 25, 2017
An artificial cervical disc can help ease the pain, weakness, and numbness that may be caused by a cervical herniated disc.
A Visual Guide to Posterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion (PLIF)
| Apr 05, 2017
A PLIF surgery can alleviate your lower back pain by fusing vertebral segments together.
A Visual Guide to Lumbar Laminectomy Surgery
| Feb 20, 2017
A lumbar laminectomy is a procedure done in the lower back to reduce pressure on the nerves.
3 Tips to Aid Your Recovery from Lower Back Surgery
Jack Zigler, MD
| Feb 14, 2017
Small changes can make a big difference when it comes to recovering from lower back surgery.
Why Surgery for Sciatica Is Not One-Size-Fits-All
Kevin Ju, MD
| Feb 14, 2017
There are several possible options for surgery to alleviate your sciatica symptoms.
5 Ways to Avoid Undergoing Back Surgery
Thomas Cohn, MD
| Feb 02, 2017
Not all conditions that cause back pain require surgery. Try these 5 non-surgical treatments for back pain relief.
Are You Trying to Avoid Spine Surgery?
| Jan 20, 2017
Many people with back pain have a strong preference to postpone or avoid surgery. Here are some helpful nonsurgical treatment option for back pain.
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